American Cancer Society Facts & Figures 2013

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New Jersey CyberKnife presents the American Cancer Society Facts and Figures 2013 annual report outlining the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection and treatment.

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American Cancer Society Facts & Figures 2013

  1. 1. American Cancer SocietyFacts & Figures2013
  2. 2. Cancer By The Numbers •  Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, exceeded only by heart disease, accounting for 1 of every 4 deaths. •  About 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in persons 55 years of age or older. •  About 5% of all cancers are strongly hereditary. •  Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women. Tobacco use accounts for at least 87% of lung cancer deaths and 30% of all cancer deaths.99 Route 37, West Toms River, NJ 08755 (732) 557-3120 www.newjerseyck.com
  3. 3. 2013 New Cases There will be an estimated 1,660,290 new cancer cases in America in 2013*. *Excluding basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers and in situ carcinomas except urinary bladder. State estimates are offered as rough guide and may not add to US total due to rounding. There will be an estimated 49,440 new cancer cases in New Jersey in 2013.
  4. 4. 2013 Estimates •  28% of new cancer cases in male patients will be Prostate Cancer. •  29% of new cancer cases in female patients will be Breast Cancer. •  Lung Cancer will be the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. *Excludes basal and squamous cell skin cancers and in situ carcinoma except urinary bladder.
  5. 5. A Closer Look at Prostate Cancer •  An estimated 238,590 cases of prostate cancer will occur in the US during 2013. •  About 60% of all prostate cancer cases are diagnosed in men 65 years of age and older, and 97% occur in men 50 and older. •  93% of prostate cancers are discovered in the local or regional stages, for which the 5- year relative survival rate approaches 100%.99 Route 37, West Toms River, NJ 08755 (732) 557-3120 www.newjerseyck.com
  6. 6. A Closer Look at Breast Cancer•  In addition to an estimated 232,340 new cases of breast cancer among women in 2013, an estimated 2,240 cases are expected in men.•  Steady declines in breast cancer mortality among women since 1989 have been attributed to a combination of early detection and improvements in treatment.•  The 5-year relative survival rate for female invasive breast cancer patients has improved from 75% in the mid-1970s to 90% today.99 Route 37, West Toms River, NJ 08755 (732) 557-3120 www.newjerseyck.com
  7. 7. A Closer Look at Lung Cancer •  An estimated 228,190 new cases of lung cancer are expected in 2013, accounting for about 14% of cancer diagnoses. •  Lung cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer in both men and women. •  An estimated 159,480 lung cancer deaths, accounting for about 27% of all cancer deaths, are expected to occur in 2013.99 Route 37, West Toms River, NJ 08755 (732) 557-3120 www.newjerseyck.com
  8. 8. American Cancer Society The data from this presentation comes from American Cancer Society Facts and Figures 2013. This annual report provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection and treatment. For more information or to download the full report, please visit http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsfigures/index.99 Route 37, West Toms River, NJ 08755 (732) 557-3120 www.newjerseyck.com
  9. 9. Our Center Opened in 2011, New Jersey CyberKnife at the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center is active in clinical research and combines experienced physicians with the latest medical advances. Our state-of-the-art technology offers hope to patients in New Jersey and beyond. Medical Director Dr. David D’Ambrosio specialized in advanced radiation therapies, and his expertise includes intensity-modulated and stereotactic radiation therapies, including CyberKnife radiosurgery, head and neck cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer. He has also published several peer-reviewed research papers on prostate cancer and lung cancer. Our center provides the only CyberKnife® technology in Ocean County, New Jersey. Medical Director: Dr. David D’Ambrosio Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Community Medical Center: Dr. Rajesh Iyer CyberKnife Nurse: Debbie Moriarty, RN, MSN, OCN Connect With Us  99 Route 37, West Toms River, NJ 08755 (732) 557-3120 www.newjerseyck.com

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